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Sony NEX-FS100

alaTest has collected and analyzed 19 reviews of Sony NEX-FS100. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. People are impressed by the battery and design. The price and size also get good feedback. Some have doubts about the color and viewfinder, and opinions are divided on the portability.

image quality, size, price, design, battery

usability, zoom, durability, viewfinder, color

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Sony NEX-FS100 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sony NEX-FS100

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Sony NEX-FS100 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers are impressed by the price.

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100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sony NEX-FS 100 EK Kit ProfiSony NEX-FS 100 EK Kit Profi

Dec, 2016

Expert review by: (engadget.com)

Sony NEX-FS100 review

 

It's not going too far to say that the NEX-FS100 is more than just a camcorder.

Stunning footageGreat in low lightModular design

No auto zoomLacks sturdinessThe sensor isn't as large as a DSLR's

Aug, 2011

Consumer review by: FANIS (reevoo.com)

Sony NEX-FS100E

 

IMAGE QUALLITY ; PRICE

ND FILTER ; THE BUTTONS CLOSE TO THE SENSOR ; IS NOT SO EASY TO WATCH THEM ; THE LCD MONITOR IS NOT POSSIBLE TO REC FROM HIGH POSITION OF THE FS100 ; NOT SO EASY TO USE IN HAND

Aug, 2014

Consumer review by: Carlos (reevoo.com)

Sony NEX-FS100E

 

Sensor size ; PPF ; Size ; Image quality

Lens ; Ergonomy ; EVF ; Sofware Updates

Apr, 2014

Consumer review by: Jean (reevoo.com)

Sony NEX-FS100E

 

several places to attach extra parts ; easy 50fps button

When holding the camera it feels like a cheap and empty box of plastic ; The top handle is a joke!!! No clue what the engineer was thinking

Jan, 2014

Consumer review by: Pierre (reevoo.com)

Sony NEX-FS100E

 

Image quality ; Easy to use ; Interchangeable lens camera

Recording Codec options very limited (specially with Final Cut Pro 7) ; No usable top handle on the camera. Its shape makes it a little awkward to work in a handheld position if we don't have additional gear ; No ND filters (other cheaper camera do...

Dec, 2013

Consumer review by: David (reevoo.com)

Sony NEX-FS100E

 

Superb image and low light performance. Great mount for any lens ; I love this camera

Sony are neglecting this camera for the F700. But I prefer this camera ; Please update firmware to name picture profiles

Aug, 2013

Consumer review by: riccardo (reevoo.com)

Sony NEX-FS100E

 

low weight

electronic iris

May, 2013

Consumer review by: Tom (reevoo.com)

Sony NEX-FS100E

 

Excellent picture quality, cost point, varying functionality, compression codec. The Loupe is good

Our firmware won't update. Had a problem with white balance fixed via Prime Support (which is good). NO FILE NAMES for logging - having to log with time-codes is a step backwards. No internal ND filters is a disappointment. The viewfinder is just a...

Oct, 2012

Consumer review by: Marek (reevoo.com)

Sony NEX-FS100E

 

great XLR inputs. great sensor. great value for money

Oct, 2012

Consumer review by: sheikh (reevoo.com)

Sony NEX-FS100E

 

Amazing picture

Handle is weird

Aug, 2012
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Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:Dolby Digital 2.0
Built-In Microphone: Yes
PCM digital audio:16-bit/48 kHz

Battery

Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery voltage:7.2
Continuous video playback time:8.5
Video recording time:2.5

Camera

Camcorder type:Handheld camcorder
Minimum illumination:0.28

Design

Colour of product:Black
LED indicators: Yes

Display

Built-in Display: Yes
Display:LCD
Display diagonal:8.89
Display Resolution:1920 x 480
Display resolution (numeric):921600

Image sensor

Sensor Type:CMOS

Lens System

Image stabilizer: No

Operational conditions

Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 40

Other features

Horizontal resolution:1000
Power consumption (typical):5.6

Packaging Content

AC adapter included: Yes
Batteries included: Yes
Cables included:AV, Component, USB
Quick start guide: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) out:1
Composite Video Out:1
HDMI: Yes
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
XLR in: Yes

Shutter

Camera shutter speed:1/50 - 1/1750

Still image

Histogram: Yes

Storage

Camcorder media type:Memory Card
Camcorder tape type: No
Compatible memory cards:MS PRO Duo, MS Pro-HG Duo, SD, SDHC, SDXC
Disc types supported: No
Flash memory:128

Video

Capture modes:FXP, LP
HD type:Full HD
Maximum frame rate:50
Maximum Video Resolution:1920 x 1080
Video formats supported:AVCHD, H.264, MPEG2, MPEG4
Video Resolutions:720 x 576,1280 x 720,1440 x 1080,1920 x 1080

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:19.4
Height :10.2
Weight:1.01
Width:12.7

White balance

White Balance:Auto